• this wasn't how things were meant to turn out

    Pole snaps, Russian athelete falls on face

    The IAAF World Championships, August 2011, in Daegu South Korea will be remembered in Russia as the day the pole snapped. At least it will for Dmitry Starodubtsev, his family and some close friends. The Russian pole vaulter was trying to make a jump of 5.75 meters when his...